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The Long Johns - Clubfootin     Blues/Roots, Country, Folk, Retro 17/03/2017
Featuring a line up of double banjos, sousaphone, national guitar and washboard and vocals of Sian Evans, The Long Johns prepare a tincture of dark country and barnyard bangers.
Cliubfootin' is a banjo banger featuring a rollicking tale of hitting the road and moving on. The track has a rambling backing vocal chorus and highlights the freight train voice of Sian Evans telling the tale of of feet itching to hit the road.

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Other tracks by The Long Johns:  Sparrows  -  Pellets and Peas
Ashie Noey - Every Single Sunset     Pop, Country 14/03/2017
Ashie Noey is 18 years old from Penrith embarking on her career. With an amazing voice and a drive to succeed she's working toward her first EP.
Produced on the South Coast of New South Wales by Rod Motbey, the song is one of hope for those who feel heartbroken after a lost romance.
Ashie lives in Penrith and has spent the past twelve months working with Rhiannon Cooke and now Christie Lamb as her vocal coaches.

Cash Savage - Run with the Dogs     Blues/Roots, Alternative Country 14/03/2017
Acclaimed alt-country singer-songwriter and mesmerising performer Cash Savage returns with new single and biggest headline shows to date with incredible band The Last Drinks. Go on: Run With the Dogs.
Boasting ‘a Springsteen-like spring in the step’ (Beat Magazine), Run With The Dogs is a haunting, blues-riddled journey that builds and bursts with perfectly harnessed alt-country sounds...

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Live Act

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Blues & Roots Live Act of the Year (National Awards)

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James Stewart Keene - Charm Offensive     Rock, Country 14/03/2017
James Stewart Keene is a rock artist with a touch of Country Rock. His material has strong guitar influences and strong vocals.
JAMES STEWART KEENE’s latest single Charm Offensive is the title track of his second studio album. Co-written with Golden Guitar award winner ALLAN CASWELL, the song has a catchy, southern rock feel and features brilliant lead guitar work by Jonah’s Road guitarist RODNEY AULD.



Jeff Gibson - Its Good To Know     Country, Folk, Roots, Alternative Country 14/03/2017
Cool country rockin' soul songs. Shearer & musician Jeff "Gibbo" Gibson tells his tales of life from the back roads and towns of western Victoria.
A heart-felt country soul song about lost love and bitterness. This song won the 'Best Song' Category at the Australian Roots Music Award 2016.

Other tracks by Jeff Gibson:  Mrs Murphy  -  He's Got You
Katie Brianna - King     Country, Pop, Alternative Country 14/03/2017
Katie's roots lie in country music, while exploration into new sonic territories has allowed her to create a songbook of light and shade, woven with fatalism and introspection.
Admiration, love, loyalty and desperation are the the themes of the song. Katie says, “I guess the desperation part is about giving yourself over to someone completely, telling them that they become your world and that they are that one person who gives you a reason to be”.

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Kristy James - Push     Country, Rock 13/03/2017
Kristy James is an award-winning Newcastle-based singer/songwriter who started performing at age 11. Her sound is a little country, a little rock 'n' roll and a whole lot of attitude.
Whether it be life, work, taking chances or in this case love, the message of the song says sometimes we just need that little push. Live, love and dream and remember sometimes it takes a little PUSH. "You're never gonna win if you don't play".

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D Henry Fenton - Dusty Wings     Country, Alternative Country, Roots 10/03/2017
D Henry Fenton is a singer-songwriter from Sydney who has released 2 solo albums. His music blends country, americana, folk & indie-rock, bringing to mind Neil Young & Tom Petty.
"Dusty Wings" is the second single lifted from D Henry Fenton's third album, "Twice I Fell Down Once". Mixed by Grammy Award winner, Helik Hadar (James Reyne/Tracy Chapman/Joni Mitchell), "Dusty Wings" is a slice of alt country perfection.

Karin Page - Still Got You     Blues/Roots, Alternative Country, Acoustic, Roots 10/03/2017
Equal parts heartfelt and catchy alt-country roots, Karin Page is making music that is refreshingly honest and intelligent, whilst still being a whole lot of fun.
Produced by Matt Fell (Josh Pyke, Fanny Lumsden), 'Still Got You' is a song about experiencing the highs and lows that come with life and appreciating the "rock" in your life that is there throughout it all. Clever vocal layering and percussion help build the intensity of this track.

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Innocent Eve - Sisters     Country, Folk 02/03/2017
Innocent Eve hail from a cattle property near the small town of Wowan in Central Queensland - acoustic duo, singer songwriters and sisters!
'Sisters' is all about the three Olsson sisters, Rachel, Rebecca (aka Innocent Eve) and Catherine - all three were in a cover band once.
The 'sisters' are quite different - looks, personality, situation but always have each other's back no matter what and they all have blue eyes!

Verdigris - The Newell     Pop, Alternative Country, Rock 02/03/2017
There's mile's on the clock; songs both personal and universal in a two electric guitar format - country'n'feedback, or "Melbourncholy" is what we call it.....
The paradox of running away to get closer to what you are escaping. An Australian road song. Think: By the Time I get to Phoenix meets Route 66 in NSW.

Other tracks by Verdigris:  Want  -  The 11 Mile
Leanne Tennant - Lay Me Down     Folk, Acoustic, Alternative Country 28/02/2017
Leanne Tennant is currently nominated for 3 Qld Music Awards, nominated for Australian Artist of the year (Au Review), Grant McLennan Fellowship & included in the Triple Z Hot 100.
The 3rd single from Red Wine, Late Nights currently nominated for a Qld Music Award. A tune written about having to say goodbye to my beloved pet.

FINALIST: 2017 QLD MUSIC AWARDS - COUNTRY

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River Blue - Mark Of A Man     Rock, Alternative Country, Folk 25/02/2017
River Blue is the moniker of Melbourne musician, Lachlan Duthie. River Blue weaves alt-country and 60s rock into a nostalgic, yet new sound.
River Blue's skewed alt-country and 60s rock shines on "Mark Of A Man"; a track of confidence and character.

Sarah Carroll and The Left Wing - Star Parade     Blues/Roots, Country, Alternative Country 25/02/2017
Sarah Carroll has performed at most of Australia’s high-profile festivals over a 25 year career. She will be launching her latest album Star Parade at Port Fairy in March.
Upbeat title track from Sarah Carroll's new album Star Parade. For anyone who loves a driving tune - this is for you.

Other tracks by Sarah Carroll and The Left Wing:  Lived Your Life Twice  -  After The Ride
The Mae Trio - Well Enough Alone     Folk, Blues, Country 25/02/2017
Multi-award-winning, Melbourne-based contemporary folk trio. Performing insightful original songs with superb 3 part vocal harmonies.
“I wrote this song after a few comments from men in the music scene that left me feeling small and valueless. The song is about deciding not to take those judgements on board, not to lie down and take crap from anyone, no matter who they are. “

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Folk or Roots Album 'Take Care Take Cover'

The Settlement - Clean Trouble     Folk, Blues, Country 25/02/2017
Listing Cat Stevens and Bob Dylan as influences, The Settlement have roots in folk but pride themselves on staying honest to their own sound and never conforming to any scene.
The song and accompanying video is a tragic love story as Adrian Calvano explains “The song is about a guy reading a letter his partner had left him explaining that she has done him wrong (cheating, lying, stealing) and left.”

Darcy Fox - Hurricane     Folk, Pop, Country 24/02/2017
Darcy Fox’s music is a blend of folky-pop with hints of country. A songwriter at heart, Darcy uses loop pedals to create a big and vibrant sound.
‘Hurricane’ is a song about owning up to your mistakes and vowing to do better. Darcy created unique and interesting sounds in the recording of the track using coins and a petrol pump. Much of the song is made up of loops, as that is how it is created live.

Marty Rhone - Graceland on the Line     Country, Easy Listening 24/02/2017
Best known for his hit song 'Denim and Lace', '70s pop icon and Australian theatre legend Marty Rhone is back with a great new country track, 'Graceland on the Line'.
Featuring Marty Rhone's well-remembered rich, warm voice 'Graceland on the Line' is a heartfelt tale of unrequited love, arranged in a retro country style not too dissimilar to some of Elvis Presley's own ballads.

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Bennett Bowtell & Urquhart - Love Of Mine     Country, Roots, Alternative Country 22/02/2017
Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart’s acoustic instruments, three part vocal harmonies, a deep respect for each other and an almost spiritual quality that will lift your spirits and enrich your soul.
'Love of Mine' is a song penned by the trio about their friendship, the challenges of their lives as singer/songwriters and of their deeply held love of music, a love clearly reciprocated by country music fans and industry alike as their recent multiple Golden Guitar Award winning success will attest.

Tony Cook - Laidback Country     Country 20/02/2017
Tony Cook or "Laidback Tones" as he is affectionately known in North Queensland, is a country music artist with a passion for the outback.
The first single and title track from Tony's debut album Laidback Country is written about his beloved hometown of Charters Towers, Queensland and its “laidback culture”. Legendary Australian guitarist Phil Emmanuel contributed the lead guitar solo for the track.

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